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A Hankerin' To Run

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Nov. 26 2008, Published 1:52 p.m. ET

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Political blogger Brandon Barker is reporting that conservative country music star Hank Williams, Jr. is preparing for a 2012 run for the Senate.

The soon-to-be-60 singer of such hits as Whiskey Bent and Hell Bound and There's a Tear in My Beer would run on the GOP ticket to represent Tennessee.

The son of music legend Hank Williams, Hank Jr. made a few headlines several weeks back when he charged that Barack Obama is "not real crazy" about our national anthem.

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It's those high, notes, Hank. They're tough.

Barker does have one concern, though. If Hank runs, "Who will sing the theme song for ESPN's Monday Night Football?


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